We've only got one planet, and it makes our lives possible. We can no longer take it for granted.
A Watershed Runs Through You
by Freeman Houseposted Dec 31, 2003
- The struggle to bring back endangered salmon draws one community into a new commitment to the well-being of its watershed
A Canoe In Singing Waters
by Elizabeth Grossmanposted Dec 31, 2003
- A Canoe in Singing Waters by Elizabeth Grossman, dam removal in Wisconsin
Young People And Their Watershed
by Diane Galushaposted Dec 31, 2003
- Catskill Watershed Corporation funds a student project to prevent erosion and preserve water quality
Discussion Guide: Whose Water?
posted Dec 31, 2003
- Like oil, water scarcity lies at the heart of many of the world’s worst conflicts, and, as they once looked at oil, the world’s corporations see water as the next great commodity for their profit. But is there a different path, a way to share water, fostering abundance rather than exploiting scarcity?
Karen Charman: A Sewer Becomes a Water Park
by Karen Charmanposted Dec 31, 2003
- A floating ecological living machine--a gorgeous botanical garden--is restoring open sewage canals in Fuzhou, China
The Battle For Water
by Tony Clarke, Maude Barlowposted Dec 31, 2003
- Waste, pollution, population growth, global trade rules, and now privatization are threatening billions of people with water scarcity. How can we reclaim water for all life?
How Can Soil Clean Water?
by Paul Mankiewiczposted Dec 31, 2003
- Soil is the key to pure water. It works as a physical strainer, renovator, and a recycler of all wastewater passing through it.
Thinking Outside the House: Draught-proof Gardens
by Krista Camenzindposted Dec 31, 2003
- Your lawn and garden can be both beautiful and water efficient. Xeriscaping is the creative use of native plants that are beautiful, drought-tolerant, and sustainable.
Bringing Back Desert Springs
by Gary Nabhanposted Dec 31, 2003
- The Hopi people of the Black Mesa region know how to farm and thrive in the desert Southwest. But a giant coal company is draining the aquifer that feeds their sacred springs and makes their livelihood possible.
by Carolyn McConnellposted Dec 31, 2003
- Pit a global conglomerate with revenues of over $52 billion a year, intent on swallowing up utility companies on every continent, against a California community of 4,900 people. Who would you bet on?
When Youth Lead
by Elise Miller, Jon Sharpeposted Mar 31, 2003
- Teens in a conservative agricultural town discover dangers that others had tried to ignore
From Silent Spring To Scientific Revolution
by John Peterson Myersposted Mar 31, 2003
- Endocrine disruption, effects of chemicals on health. "Our Stolen Future"
by Paul Stametsposted Mar 31, 2003
- bioremediation using mushrooms, How fungi can cleanse water and toxic spills
High-tech Goes Green
by Ted Smith, Chad Raphaelposted Mar 31, 2003
- Work-related cancers and toxic emissions have eroded the high-tech industry's clean reputation. New European Union rules banning heavy metals and requiring manufacturers to take back discarded computers could set a new global standard
Principles of Environmental Justice
posted Mar 31, 2003
- Declaration from the People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit.